The new platform provides significant cost savings, ease of ordering, and enhanced support and service to the University
Akademos chosen to power the College’s new online bookstore and course materials platform
We are thrilled that River Parishes Community College has partnered with us to run their full-service online bookstore. RPCC, a member of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, is among a growing group of higher education institutions using an online retail model to streamline the complex process of managing course materials. The new RPCC online store will launch this summer to support the fall semester
The new platform provides students personalized access to low-cost course materials
We are excited to announce that Spalding University, a private liberal arts institution in downtown Louisville, Ky., has partnered with Akademos to launch its new online bookstore. Spalding’s diverse community of over 1800 students will have access to the largest selection of low-cost course materials beginning with the Summer 2020 semester.
The biennial survey provides insights from academic leaders on the rapidly changing textbook and course materials environment
Our 2020 Survey of Academic Leadership white paper is now available for download! This survey explores the current state of textbooks and course materials, and how institutions continue to prioritize reducing course material costs and understand their impact on student success. It also compares trends from previous surveys to give you a broader understanding of the changing course material environment and the pace at which it has evolved.
Akademos will provide students with access to lower cost course materials and highly personalized service
We are thrilled to announce that the University of Lynchburg has selected Akademos as its online bookstore provider to help students obtain significant savings on course materials.
A nationally recognized private university with more than 3,000 students and 24,000 alumni around the world, Lynchburg’s mission to prepare students for engagement in a global society and for effective leadership in the civic, professional, and spiritual dimensions of life, will be further strengthened with the Akademos partnership. The new online bookstore and course materials platform will launch in support of the summer 2020 term.
Self-operated bookstores are becoming increasingly burdened by the complex requirements of managing course materials from negotiating prices with multiple publishers, to navigating state textbook regulations, competing with online sellers, and managing custom course packs and digital materials. Fast-evolving textbook service demands can strain staff and resources.